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Decorated Medieval Tiles in Lincolnshire
Treasure Trove
Abbeys of the Witham Valley
   Decorated Medieval Tiles
Decorated clay floor tiles were in use as early as the 10th century, but the chief period of their popularity came between the 13th and 16th centuries.
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   Treasure Trove
"Treasure Trove" articles were first broadcast on BBC Radio Lincolnshire.
  List of Treasure Trove articles
   Abbeys of the Witham Valley
  Bardney Abbey
A guide to the history and remains of the Benedictine abbey. The village of Bardney lies nine miles east of Lincoln on the east bank of the River Witham. In the 7th century an abbey was founded here making it the first of the group of monastic houses that dominated the Witham valley from the 12th to the 16th centuries.
  Barlings Abbey
A guide to the history and remains of the Premonstratensian abbey. The stark ruins of Barlings Abbey lie seven miles east of Lincoln on the west bank of the Barlings Eau, a tributary of the River Witham.
  Tupholme Abbey
A guide to the history and remains of the Premonstratensian abbey. The name 'Tupholme' has ancient origins. The first part, 'Tup' is a country word for sheep, and 'holme' comes from the Saxon word for island, or raised piece of ground.

 

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